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Consensus conference on European preparedness for haematological and other medical management of mass radiation accidents

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  1. Fliedner TM, Friesecke I, Beyrer K, British Institute of Radiology (eds) (2001) Medical management of radiation accident—manual on the acute radiation syndrome (METREPOL European Commission concerted action). Oxford, pp 1–66; compendium pp C1–C21

  2. Fliedner TM, Meineke V, Akashi M, Dainak N, Gourmelon P, British Institute of Radiology (eds) (2005) Radiation-induced multi-organ involvement and failure: a challenge for pathogenetic, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches and research. Br J Radiol (Supplement 27):1–200

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Medical management of radiation accidents: manual on the acute radiation syndrome (editors, Fliedner TM, Friesecke I and Beyrer K).

With this manual on the acute radiation syndrome, an international standard for the evaluation of radiation-induced health impairments is provided which will make an important contribution to the harmonisation and standardisation of the medical management of radiation accidents.

Contents include:

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    Management principles

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    Diagnostic strategies

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    Organ specific manifestation of the acute radiation syndrome

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    Neurovascular, haematopoietic, cutaneous and gastrointestinal syndromes

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    The Response Category concept

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    Insert: compendium/patient accompanying documentation Sheet

ISBN 0 905749 46 4, 64 pp, plus compendium, £28.00.

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Gorin, NC., Fliedner, T.M., Gourmelon, P. et al. Consensus conference on European preparedness for haematological and other medical management of mass radiation accidents. Ann Hematol 85, 671–679 (2006).

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